Zimbabwe has a total of 19 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday January 1 National holiday
Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day
Wednesday February 21 National holiday
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 National holiday
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 1 Common local holiday
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 2 National holiday
Independence Day
Wednesday April 18 National holiday
Workers Day
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Mother's Day
Sunday May 13 Observance
Africa Day
Friday May 25 National holiday
Father's Day
Sunday June 17 Observance
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Heroes' Day
Monday August 13 National holiday
Defence Forces Day
Tuesday August 14 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Unity Day
Saturday December 22 National holiday
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 National holiday
Boxing Day
Wednesday December 26 National holiday